FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 24 Apr 2012

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Purpose of the meeting

Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.

Introduce new members

Kudos go to ...

Updates and follow up


Moderators and Adopters

Style Guide Discussions

Project Help Requests

Need help with your project? See a project that needs to be done? Add it here:

Training Requests

Improve the Wiki

  • Blitz - Still stuck on Top Tier.  Working on it.  (Danielle)
  • New link to Google Docs progress chart 
  • Wiki Census Chart updated to include 1940 census updated.  Helpful to point out places where free indexes are located. Soundex books published on  Difficult search engine.
  • Change the word "link" to "image or index?"  Ever expanding location of places who have records, cannot keep table up.  Question to ask is what information are we trying to provide readers and what is the best way to provide that information.  One of biggest reason to keep it up is they are going off the 1940 page from the map, the census link goes to a page that has this chart on it.  

Forums Overview

Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at Wiki Contributors Corner forum.
Current forum threads of interest:


  • Moderator poll

New since last week

Comments added since last week

Decisions made since last week

  • Cyndi's List / stub - history of statement on stubs, linking directly to Cyndi's List vs linking to a page about Cyndi's List.  
  • Elder Meyer doing metrics on word "Community."  Is that still usefuil?

Be bold! Post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda.